Psychological Capital Questionnaire

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License to Administer

Allows you to administer the PCQ as an online survey via a non-Mind Garden survey system or as a paper and pencil survey. The downloadable PDF file includes one copy of the PCQ, scoring key, and permission to administer the PCQ up to the quantity purchased. The PDF is non-refundable.

This product is not sold individually. You must select at least 50 quantity for this product.
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Psychological Capital Questionnaire: Self Form and Rater Form (PCQ)
License to Administer

Allows you to administer the PCQ as an online survey via a non-Mind Garden survey system or as a paper and pencil survey. You retype or reproduce, administer, and score the PCQ yourself.

The PCQ-24 form and the PCQ-12 form are both included.

Conditions for Online Use

You agree to:
  • Administer this Mind Garden instrument for research purposes only. This research license is for data collection only and not for providing individual feedback to survey participants.
  • Control access to the instrument. The instrument may not be made available via the open web, nor sent in the message body or as an attachment to survey participants.
  • Avoid using copyrighted items from this instrument on the survey landing page. You should put other items on this landing page, e.g., demographics or informed consent.
  • Put the instrument copyright statement on every page containing questions/items from this instrument. The copyright statement is provided in the enclosed permission letter.
  • Track your license use. Each time a participant opens the survey and has access to the copyrighted items is considered one administration.
  • Compensate Mind Garden, Inc. for each administration.
  • Purchase a license for any additional administrations over the initial purchase quantity, or close the survey.
  • Remove this online survey at the conclusion of your data collection and you will personally confirm that it cannot be accessed.
Caution: If you do not require a unique login for each respondent, the survey method you use may elicit a large number of responses to your survey. You are responsible for compensating Mind Garden for every administration, regardless of circumstances.

Distributing an entire instrument in either the text of an email or as an email attachment is strictly prohibited.

Translations are available free of charge with your PCQ license purchase. Translations are provided in a separate pdf-format file. Select the language from the Translation drop-down list. Need multiple translations? Contact us. Can't find the translation you need? You may request permission to make a translation by requesting/completing the Translation Application Form.

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  • Cambodian - Self Form only
  • Chinese- Cantonese - Self Form only
  • Chinese- Mandarin - Self Form only
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  • English--UK - Short Form only
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  • Hebrew - Self Form only
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  • Latvian-Lettish - Short Form only
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  • Malay
  • Norwegian - Self Form only
  • Polish - Self Form only
  • Portuguese - Self Form only
  • Portuguese--Brazil - Self Form only
  • Punjabi - Short Form only
  • Romanian - Short Form only
  • Russian - Short Form only
  • Serbian - Short Form only
  • Slovenian - Self Form only
  • Spanish
  • Swedish - Self Form only
  • Tagalog - Short Form only
  • Tamil - Short Form only
  • Thai - Self Form only
  • Turkish - Self Form only
  • Urdu - Self Form only
  • Vietnamese - Short Form only

Note: We cannot assure translation quality — many are made by individual researchers and we are not necessarily familiar with the particular language or dialect. Some of the translations are partial and typically do not have validation data. Basically, we offer whatever is available to facilitate your work.

Alternative License Types

Purchase licenses to administer the PCQ as an online survey using the Mind Garden Transform™ System. Offers easy administration, downloadable data file with raw results and scale scores per respondent. Customization services are available to include additional information such as informed consent, demographic questions, and other assessments -- fees apply.
Psychological Capital Questionnaire
Avey, James B.

James B. Avey, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management at Central Washington University (Ellensburg, WA). His areas of expertise are leadership and human resource management.

Avolio, Bruce J.

Bruce J. Avolio, Ph.D., is a Professor of Management at the University of Washington Foster School of Business where he also serves as the Executive Director of the Foster Center for Leadership. His specialties include Leadership Assessment and Designing Micro Development Interventions.

Luthans, Fred

Fred Luthans, Ph.D., has conducted the seminal work on Positive Organizational Behavior (POB) , Psychological Capital (PsyCap and the HERO within), and Organizational Behavior Modification (OB Mod). He is the University and George Holmes Distinguished Professor of Management , Emeritus at the University of Nebraska. He was President of the Academy of Management and the Editor of Organizational Dynamics, Journal of World Business and Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies.

Volume discounts

QuantityPrice Per Unit
50 $2.50
100 $1.75
500 $1.38
1000 $1.00
5000 $0.80
10000 $0.60
25000 $0.43
50000 $0.35

For pricing on higher quantities please contact Mind Garden.